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Let’s take a stand against… colorectal cancer! Toolkit

Launched in 2008 this toolkit contains culturally relevant evidence based resources and materials to help health providers/educators to inform Aboriginal communities about the need for colorectal cancer prevention and screening using the province’s branded Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT).

What's in the toolkit?

Colorectal cancer symptom wheel
An interactive tool that highlights the signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer using illustrations of Aboriginal people.
Colorectal cancer educational playing cards
Actual playing cards that promote learning while engaging in a fun activity. The cards use illustrations of Aboriginal people to highlight ways to prevent and manage cancer.
Let's take a stand against colorectal cancer - poster Poster – Get Screened
An 11” x 17” poster featuring Aboriginal comedian Leonard Dick promoting colorectal cancer screening. 
Poster – Cycle of Life
An 11” x 17” poster based on the Cycle of Life that provides advice for healthy living and colorectal cancer prevention at all stages of life. 
Reference manual
Background information about colorectal cancer, risk factors, screening, and prevention; where to find trustworthy sources of cancer information
Facilitator’s guide
How to get the most out of the toolkit
Compact disk
Electronic copies of the tools, manual and guide, as well as a ready-to-use PowerPoint slide deck. Note: Oji-Cree materials are not available on this CD.

Ordering Toolkits: Limited hard copies of toolkit materials and resources are available for ordering.  If you are a healthcare provider or educator and would like to request a toolkit or copies of the resources please fill out our order form.

FOBT Fact Sheets and Instructions are available for downloading in a variety of languages including English, French, Ojibwe and Inuktitut from the ColonCancerCheck website.

Over 350 health service providers have participated in regional train-the-trainer sessions across the province. Learn more about these sessions.

Last modified: Wed, Apr 05, 2017
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